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Position type Regular Full-Time
Department Psychiatry

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan

1901 First Avenue
New York, NY 10029

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Salary $272,000


Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is adding a Program Director of Residency to the Psychiatry group at Metropolitan Hospital Center. NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan Hospital's Department of Psychiatry is at the forefront of providing compassionate and comprehensive mental health services in a dynamic and diverse urban setting.

We serve a vibrant community in New York City, offering a wide range of psychiatric services to individuals and families from all backgrounds across our 4 adult inpatient psychiatric units, 1 Adolescent inpatient psychiatric unit, our psychiatric emergency department, our substance use disorder services and robust adult and child ambulatory programs that deliver in-person and telehealth services. Our multidisciplinary team is dedicated to innovation and excellence, providing a supportive environment for both patients and staff. The hospital has a psychiatry residency program and maintains a strong academic affiliation with New York Medical College to continue its high standards of healthcare delivery, and to provide its staff with teaching and research opportunities.


The Mission of NYCHHC is to extend equally to all New Yorkers, regardless of the ability to pay, comprehensive health services of the highest quality in an atmosphere of humane care, dignity, and respect. Their Values are built on a foundation of social and racial equity and has established the ICARE standards for all staff.  

Opportunity Details

Under the direction of the Chief of the Psychiatry, direct, oversee, manage and evaluate all aspects of clinical services and medical education provided by members of the residency program to deliver accredited behavioral health services that meet all standards required by law; perform full range of administrative/operational responsibilities to ensure the efficient achievement of residency program goals.

  1. Prepare monitor and follow up on residency Performance Indicators.
  2. Prepare strategic planning for the residency
  3. Prepare or oversee the preparation of monthly schedules for teaching of students and residents.

Other Details:

  1. Foster the academic and professional development of the residents
  2. Participate with the Hospital in the development and implementation of mechanisms and measures to optimize the appropriate utilization of behavioral health services, quality assurance and patient satisfaction
  3. Plans joint programs and procedures with other departments for coordinating services with other patient care services.
  4. With the Chair of Psychiatry, establishes residency training program capital equipment needs and capital equipment purchasing plan.
  5. Participates in the Department's Quality Assessment and Improvement Committee.
  6. Acts as direct supervisor and consultant for all staff assigned to residency program.
  7. Participates in educational meetings to improve and provide continuous quality training to residents
  8. Establishes mechanisms for interviewing new residents and onboarding/orientating and providing in-service training for new residents
  9. Recommends space and other resources needed by the residency training program to maintain a satisfactory training experience
  10. Participate in other related responsibilities as assigned by the Chair of Psychiatry

Professional Standards:

  1. Act affirmatively to promote the best interests of the Employer, the Hospital and the Hospital’s patients
  2. Perform all responsibilities at a level of competence that is recognized as acceptable by the Employer (PAGNY), New York City Health + Hospitals, and the communities served by NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan, in accordance with applicable Hospital Governing Policies, relevant third-party payors’ requirements, and relevant state and federal laws and regulations
  3. Demonstrate appropriate professionalism (as defined by the Medical Director and the management and governance of PAGNY) in all leadership and clinical activities
  4. Knowledge of Patient Safety Requirements.


  • Must be board-eligible or board-certified in Psychiatry
  • M.D. or D.O. from an accredited school of medicine
  • Completed residency training in an accredited program within Psychiatry
  • NYS License

Exceptional Benefits Include: 

  • Competitive compensation package 
  • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of service, with 3% company contribution starting day one 
  • Choice of a three tiered, starting at FREE medical plans starting day one 
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage starting day one 
  • Generous paid time off program 
  • CME days and dollars 
  • Eligibility for loan forgiveness through multiple programs, including: NYC H+H BH4NYC Loan Repayment Program, Doctors Across New York (DANY), and the NYS Community Mental Health Loan Repayment Program, along with the National Student Debt Forgiveness Center
  • Visa candidates are considered including J1 Waiver/HSS Waiver and H1B
  • Base Salary: $272,000 plus potential bonuses and earning potential by additional coverage outside the 40 hours per week for full time

For behavioral health providers motivated by mission-driven work, NYC Health + Hospitals offers an unparalleled opportunity to advance a career at the vanguard of public psychiatry. At NYC Health + Hospitals, you will find a thriving and supportive workplace that values professional growth and work-life balance. Join us in our mission to care for all, advocate for the underserved, and ensure a healthier future for the people of New York City.


The Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY), a tax-exempt organization affiliated with NYC Health + Hospitals, is one of the largest physician groups in New York State and directly employs nearly 4,000 physicians and allied health professionals who serve seven of New York City’s public hospitals, numerous public health community-based practices, and the city’s Correctional Health Service. 

Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. (“PAGNY”) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. 


If you wish to view PAGNY’s EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal “EEO is the law” poster or visit for more information. 


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